A long time ago I made the decision to keep out of my country’s politics. As I tried to explain on another occasion, this did not mean at all that I was indiﬀerent to our political life. So, from that time until now I have refrained, as a rule, from touching on matters of that […]
☛ The Atlantic / In Focus: “Occupy Wall Street, 7 Weeks In” November 3, 2011. Caption for this particular photo reads as follow: “Tents at the Occupy Wall Street protest weather a snowstorm in Zuccotti Park, Saturday, October 29, 2011, in New York. The first snowstorm of the season was a test of the protesters […]
A quote from Heidegger’s Being and Time about the fact that communication is essentially a process of approximation, of averaging. What we share when we talk is a general vagueness.
• By Philippe Theophanidis on October 21, 2011 ― Published in Communication | Tagged: average, community, crowd, Heidegger, idle talk, language, mediocre, Occupy Wall Street, ordinary, Peirce, publicness, sharing, vague
☛ Crowdflow.net: “Fireflies HD” (iPhone fireflies 3) by Michael Kreil, July 12, 2011 Crowdflow is an experiment in crowdsourced geodata visualization initiated by Michael Kreil, Lorenz Matzat and others. It makes use of position data voluntarily handed by iPhone users to visualize Wi-Fi hot hotspots, cell phone coverage and users movement¹. The above video shows […]